Hitting the retweet button makes you forget what you read!

Hitting the retweet button makes you forget what you read!

Research at Cornell University and Beijing University finds retweeting or otherwise sharing information creates a "cognitive overload" that interferes with learning and retaining what you've just seen. Worse yet, that overload can spill over and diminish performance in the real world.

iPhone to help you track your tweets

A new feature in Twitter's iPhone app can find how many people are reading your tweets, retweeting or clicking on a link you posted.

Chinese woman sent to labour camp for retweeting

Cheng retweeted a message urging Chinese to smash Japan pavilion at an expo.